Wednesday, 27 March 2019

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US-Bangla crash: Nepal says pilot had ‘emotional breakdown’

KATMANDU: The plane caught fire after making a dangerous landing attempt in Kathmandu last March The pilot of a plane that crashed in Nepal last March “seemed to have an emotional breakdown”, according to a final report into the disaster. The flight carrying 71 people from Dhaka in Bangladesh caught ...

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Pennsylvania lets Uber self-driving cars back on roads

SAN FRANCISCO: Authorities in the US state of Pennsylvania have given Uber the green light to resume testing self-driving cars, the ride-sharing giant said Tuesday, after a fatal crash in Arizona prompted a pause. Uber said it had received authorization to put autonomous cars back on the road in Pittsburgh, ...

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Pentagon grounds global fleet of F-35s after crash

LONDON: The Pentagon on Thursday grounded the global fleet of F-35 stealth fighters to conduct engine inspections, following the first ever crash of the costliest plane in history. A Marine Corps F-35B was completely destroyed in a crash during training in South Carolina on September 28. According to Joe DellaVedova, ...

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Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18

MOSCOW: 18 people were killed when a helicopter crashed on its way to an oil station in northern Siberia in the early hours of the morning. The Russian Transport Ministry said the Mi-8 helicopter carrying three crew members and 15 passengers crashed when it collided with machinery carried by another ...

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Military plane crash in Algeria kills at least 257

Firefighters and civil security officers work at the scene of a fatal military plane crash in Boufarik, Algeria - AP BOUFARIK: More than 250 people including Western Sahara refugees were killed when a military plane crashed near Algeria’s capital on Wednesday, state media said, with witnesses saying they saw a ...

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Two military helicopters crash in France, Five dead

PARIS: Five people have died after two army helicopters collided and crashed in a dense forest area in southern France. The French police authorities, who were present at the site, said that the Gazelle helicopters both of which belonged to the Ealat military flight training school in nearby Le-Cannet-des-Maures due ...

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Failed North Korean missile crash landed in populated area

PYONGYANG: North Korea accidentally hit one its own cities with a missile, according to a report published in The Diplomat on Wednesday, Jan. 3. Satellite images show damage caused by a failed test launch that struck Tokchon, a city of 200,000 in the interior of the country, according to a US government ...

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France train crash with school bus cuts vehicle in two

PARIS: All victims had been identified Friday after a regional train hit a school bus on a crossing in southern France late Thursday, the French interior ministry said. The death toll rose to six Friday morning after two 11-year-old girls succumbed to their injures, a police source told. Photos from ...

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US troops in Japan banned from drinking alcohol after fatal crash

TOKYO: US military personnel in Okinawa have been restricted to base and banned from drinking alcohol after a Marine was arrested over a crash that killed a Japanese man. Police on the southern Japanese island arrested 21-year-old Nicholas James-McLean late on Sunday on suspicion of negligent driving resulting in injury or ...

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